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New - Updated September 26, 2021

Male Great Spreadwing - Archilesstes grandis


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            Darners
            Dragonfly Exuvia
            Meadowhawks and Pondhawks
            Skimmers
    • Black Saddlebags - (Tramea lacerata) - at Farmington Bay, Davis County, Utah 7-20-2021, 2007, 2006
    • Bleached Skimmer - (Libellula composita) - 4 photos in 3 areas in northern Utah, 7-1-2019, 8-17-2017, 6-24-2007, 8-20-2006
    • Blue Dasher - (Pachydiplax longipennis) - male and female on Antelope Island & Farmington Bay, Davis Cnty, UT 2020, 2006
    • Blue Dasher - (Pachydiplax longipennis) - females in Juab County, Utah & Henderson Ponds, Nevada, 8-23-2018, 4-13-2013
    • Common Whitetail - (Plathemis lydia) - light blue dragonfly with 4 dark wing patches, Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, UT 6-18-2019
    • Desert Whitetail - (Libellula subornata) - female on Antelope Island and male at Promontory Point, UT
    • Eight-spotted Skimmer - (Libellula forensis) - four at Red Butte Garden, Farmington Bay, Bear River, 2006, -07, -09, -17
    • Flame Skimmer - (Libellula saturata) - female at Promontory Point, Box Elder County, UT  8-2017
    • Flame Skimmer - (Libellula saturata) - four photos of male at Garr Ranch and Utah Lake 7-2005
    • Four-spotted Skimmer - (Libellula quadrimaculata) - at Farmington Bay, Jordanelle wetlands & Mirror Lake Hghwy
    • Red Saddlebags - (Tramea onusta) - female on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty and male at Lytle Ranch, Washington Cnty, UT
    • Roseate Skimmer - (Orthemis ferruginea) - lavender dragonfly at Tonaquint Park, St. George, Washington Cnty, UT
    • Twelve-Spotted Skimmer - (Libellula pulchella) - males in Juab and Davis Counties,  UT, 2019, 2017, 2007
    • Twelve-spotted Skimmer - (Libellula pulchella)  - females on Antelope Island and at Bear River MBR, UT, 2009, 2007
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    • American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana) - female at Tonaquint Park in St. George, Washington County, Utah
    • American Rubyspot - (Hetaerina americana) - male at Tonaquint Park in St. George, Utah
    • American Rubyspot - (Hetaerina americana) - female & male in Goshen Canyon, Utah County, Utah 9-2017
    • Blue Damselfly - on Antelope Island
    • Bluet on a flower at Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake County, Utah 7-9-2019
    • Familiar Bluet - (Enallagma civile) - at Garr Ranch, Antelope Island
    • Favorite photos - two photos
    • Great Spreadwing - (Archilesstes grandis) - hanging around in and finishing off a meal Taylorsville, UT  7-2021, 8-2020
    • Great Spreadwing - (Archilestes grandis) - females in Taylorsville, SL County, Utah 2014, 2018
    • Great Spreadwing - (Archilestes grandis) - males in Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah 8-2018
    • Northern Bluet - (Enallagma annexum) - male and copulation wheel
    • Northern Spreadwing - (Lestes disjunctus) - 4 photos in Davis and Wasatch Counties
    • Tule Bluet - (Enallagma carunculatum) - on Antelope Island's Garr Ranch
    • Vivid Dancer - (Argia vivida) - male and female at Garr Ranch
    • Pacific or Plains Forktail - (Ischnura cercula or damula) - light blue male at Farmington Bay, Davis County Utah 5-26-2020
    • Pacific Forktail - (Ischnura cervula) -immature male and female, Antelope Island
    • Spotted Spreadwing - (Lestes congener) - at Farmington Bay & Bear River MBR, UT 6-6-2019, 8-20-2006
    • Western Forktail - (Ishnura perparva) - on Antelope Island, Davis County, UT
    • Saved! - two photos of saved damselflies at Bear River MBR
    • Emerald Spreadwing - (Lestes dryas) - in Wasatch Mtn. St. Park & Jordanelle Wetlands, Wasatch County, UT 2020, 2018, 2005
    • Damselfly Heart - heart formed by mating damselflies
    • Turquoise damselfly - (species unknown) - in Wasatch Muntain State Park, Wasatch Cnty, UT 7-30-2018
    • Western Red Damsel - male and female at Garr ranch on Antelope Island - 5 photos
            Damselfly Exuviea 

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*Note:  All butterfly and dragonfly identifications are merely a guess by a novice. 

Input from experts would be greatly appreciated! (birdbrain@amazingnature.us)
Also, I would like to thank all the great internet sites and books that give such
wonderful details about dragonflies and damselflies. 


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